Sunday, January 13, 2008

Round-Up: January 13

Here is a round-up of today's blog posts (you can browse through previous round-ups at the Bestiaria Latina Blog archives). You can keep up with the latest posts by using the RSS feed, or you can subscribe by email. Today's proverb is Dum vitant stulti vitia, in contraria currunt. In English: When fools try to avoid errors, they run into the opposite errors. Listen to the audio, and read some examples from one of Horace's satires that illustrate this saying.

Vulgate Verses. The Vulgate Verses book is now available (from Lulu Publishers), and I'm adding Study Guides at the Vulgate Verses blog. The Study Guide I've added today is for Group 16, which includes this beautiful saying about justice from the book of Wisdom: Iustitia immortalis est. For your numerical amusement - Roman Sudoku. Yes, it's Sudoku played with Roman numerals: enjoy! You can visit the blog for a larger version, easier to print out and play. Here's a small image of the puzzle: